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Tag Archives: roger yates

In the eighth part of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about the work of animal rights activist Ronnie Lee, known primarily for being the Press Officer for the UK Animal Liberation Front (ALF) in...
In the seventh of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about the work of the late Prof. Tom Regan, philosopher and pioneer of rights-based animal rights.   This is a celebration of the life and work of Tom Regan, ...
In the sixth of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about Arthur Ling, one of the original vegan pioneers, most well-known for his work at Plamil Foods Ltd.   To Arthur Ling “The Plamil King” And...
In the fifth of this series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, continues with his account of some of the vegan social movement pioneers. Here is an account of the contribution of Kathleen Jannaway towards the vegan cause. The present over-industrialised system degrades people to machine...
In the fourth of the “And If You Know Your History...” blog series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, takes a look at some of the women pioneers of the vegan movement: Elsie (Sally) Shrigley, Dorothy Watson, Fay Henderson, and Eva Batt.   In the patriarchal...
Part 3 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In the third of this series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, turns his attention to Leslie Cross, who would have a profound effect on the vegan movement and, with Arthur Ling, the development of plant milks. He was certainly...
Part 2 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In the second of a series of essays, vegan since 1979 and former animal rights prisoner, Dr. Roger Yates, looks at how veganism as a social movement emerged and developed with the focus on accounts of the individual pioneers of the vegan...
Part 1 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In this series of essays, Dr. Roger Yates of the Dublin-based Vegan Information Project looks at how veganism as a social movement emerged and developed with the focus on accounts of the individual pioneers of the vegan movement. In an interview in...
  Introduction by VegfestUK manager Tim Barford “It’s a grand old team to play for It’s a grand old team to support and if you know your history it’s enough to make your heart go Wooooooaaaaaarrrrrr” - well known UK football chant   The vegan movement is...
2017 has seen some wonderful highs, some very sad lows and a lot in between. In this short 20-min festive vlog, Tim Barford from VegfestUK pays tribute to 12 inspirational vegan activists in 2017 before touching on some of the more problematical areas of current vegan campaigning. “Without wishing...
Vegan sociologist, lecturer and grassroots activist Dr. Roger Yates gave a talk on trying to be a good pro-intersectional listener at the Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference at VegfestUK London 2016.     About this talk –  Trying to be a good pro-intersectional...
The very first Vegan Information Project (VIP) blog entry was written in 2013 under the title “Mould Breaker.” This title was chosen to highlight the fact that the VIP is all about breaking free of the usual limitations and constraints that are often self-imposed on local grassroots campaign...
Vegan sociologist, lecturer and activist Dr. Roger Yates is coming to Glasgow to speak at Vegfest Scotland on both Saturday and Sunday December 3rd 4th 2016 at the SECC. Great news!     About the talks Saturday 12:00 – 12:45 pm Deep Veganism – In Defence of Deep...
If you’re vegan and itching to get out there to promote veganism in your community, but scratching your head for inspirations on how best to do that, make sure to visit the Vegan Activists Summit at VegfestUK London 2016, on the Saturday October 22nd 2016 at Olympia...
This is part 3 – and the final edition – of Tim Barford’s preview vlogs for the upcoming Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference at VegfestUK London 2016 (#PIVC2016), in which he introduces some of the speakers at the conference and looks at some of their work...   Tim is absolutely...
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